We do
Local.

Supporting, celebrating and promoting local businesses producing products, systems and services within the Cape Town metropole and surrounds. 

Think Local.

Shifting consumer mindsets to think, eat, sleep, play, visit and experience where they are.

We do local

What is Made in Cape Town?

We support, celebrate and promote local businesses producing products, systems and services within the Cape Town metropole and surrounds (in a 100km radius of the metropole).

We advocate for local businesses, shifting consumer mindsets to think, buy, shop, play, visit, experience everything local; however and whenever they can.

We create connections across the local ecosystem to help businesses expand their market reach and to help consumers make more informed, easier choices about where they shop, eat, sleep, play, visit and pursue new experiences.

We provide

Marketing.

Made in Cape Town expanded marketing platform to access a broader customer base, and member-only promotions within the ecosystem.

Networks.

Made in Cape Town business directory, with business-to-business links to other members and consumers alike.

Opportunities.

To drive economic activity, through the geographic advantage enabled by Made in Cape Town.

what we offer

It’s all about access

We're for business.

We’re focused on building, promoting, expanding, celebrating, and cheering small, medium and also large businesses who have committed to starting, staying, and succeeding in Cape Town. 

We're for the makers.

We celebrate the pioneers, mavericks, innovators, creators, makers who one day had a crazy idea and the next day decided to make it work on their home turf, in Cape Town. 

We're for the people.

We make it easier for the consumer, shifting mindsets to think, buy, shop, play, visit and experience everything local, however and whenever they can. 

We're for everyone.

Made in Cape Town embraces qualifying businesses of all shapes and sizes, from small enterprises to large corporates and all the medium-sized entities in between.

We're for the city.

We use Cape Town’s geographic advantage as a lever to promote the ingenuity, creativity and innovation that originates within the Cape Town metropole and surrounds.

We're for the country.

We recognise the critical role Cape Town has to play in building and sustaining the national economy. What’s good for Cape Town is good for South Africa.

What you get

  • Full
  • Lite

full membership

R 2500 annually
  • Use of digital badge and toolkit
  • Business name and website link on Made in Cape Town website directory
  • Invitation to 2 Made in Cape Town events per year
  • 1 introductory post with video and 4 promo social media posts per year
  • Advertising opportunities on Made in Cape Town website
    (rate card to be supplied)
  • 1 newsletter article (syndicated to Made in Cape Town networks)
  • Member-to-member offering: 12 deals (1/month) and 6 events per year
  • Membership of private Made in Cape Town FB group to promote
    member to member events and deals

lite membership

R 1500 annually
  • Use of digital badge and toolkit
  • Business name and website link on Made in Cape Town website directory
  • Invitation to 1 Made in Cape Town event per year
  • 1 introductory post and 2 promo social media posts per year
  • Member-to-member offering: 1 deal and 1 event a year
  • Membership of private Made in Cape Town FB group to promote
    member to member events and deals

Who can join Made in Cape Town?

Made in Cape Town offers access to businesses operating in eight broad-based sectors: 

WHO WE ARE

Who is behind Made in Cape Town?

Made in Cape Town is a project of the Craft & Design Institute, created with seed funding from the City of Cape Town.

The concept was developed after extensive research into the needs of businesses in Cape Town. We asked what you need and Made in Cape Town is now poised to meet those needs.

It’s all about access: to markets, networks and opportunities.

Sign up today to become part of a growing network that prioritises local businesses and connects all parts of the business ecosystem within Cape Town and surrounds. 

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